Dana Ashbrook Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Career, Net Worth, Wife

Dana Ashbrook

Dana Ashbrook is an American actor and writer. Dana Ashbrook is best known for his role as Bobby Briggs in the television show’Twin Peaks.’ He’s also been in documentaries, short films, TV series, and feature films such as “She’s Out of Control,” “Inner Balance,” and “Darkmatter,” to mention a few.

Early Years

Dana Vernon Ashbrook is Dana Ashbrook’s full name. He was born on May 24, 1967, and has already reached the age of 53. Dana was born in the city of San Diego, California, in the United States of America. Ashbrook’s father, Vernon L., was the drama department head at Palomar College, and his mother, D’Ann Paton, is a teacher who also acts in a local theater. His parents eventually split, and he regards his family as a typical, healthy, all-American divorced family to whom he loves wholeheartedly.

Ashbrook’s nationality is American, and his ethnicity is White Caucasian. Gemini is his zodiac sign. He is also the brother of Taylor Ashbrook, a writer, and Daphne Ashbrook, an actress. Dana grew up in the San Diego suburbs of Spring Valley, El Cajon, and La Mesa.


He had attended Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley for his educational background. Dana earned her high school diploma in 1985. Harry Mastrogeorge was his acting coach.


Dana continues to steal the show with her natural acting abilities. Dana’s acting career began after he made a favorable impression on Danphe’s agent while appearing in a high school play. Dana made her cinematic debut in Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, playing the uncredited part of Boy of Boat. In 1987, he appeared in a number of shows, including Cagney & Lacey, Days of Our Lives, Knots Landing, and ABD Afterschool Specials.

In terms of his acting career, he starred as Tom Essex in the horror film Return of the Living Dead Part II. In 1988, he was hired as Tony in another horror film, Waxwork, with Deborah Foreman. In the same year, he played Mark Stevens in one of the episodes of 21 Jump Street. At the same time, he was filming a film called ‘A Place To Hide.’ He portrayed Joey in the 1989 television series “She’s Out of Control.” In 1990, Dana was offered roles in films such as Ghost Dad and The Willies. In the former, he portrayed Tony Ricker, while in the latter, he portrayed Tough Dude.

His big break came in 1990, when he was cast as ‘Bobby Briggs’ in the TV show ‘Twin Peaks.’ Dana’s scruffy hair, soulful looks, and strong demeanor were praised by the crowd for his representation of explosive tempered high school players. His shaggy hair, soulful looks, and strong attitude were praised by the crowd for his representation of explosive tempered high school athletes. He continued to make appearances in television and movies after the program ended.

Dana played Clyde Barrow in the television miniseries ‘Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story.’ She also played Bobby Briggs in the prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. In the short film “The Coriolis Effect,” Ashbrook co-starred with Jennifer Rubin and Quentin Tarantino. He played ‘Hipster’ in the 1995 science fiction television pilot W.E.I.R.D. World. He played William Best in ‘Comfortably Numb’ before guest-starring on the television series The Outer Limits.

In the drama Crisis Center, he portrayed Off. Gary McDermott in 1997. His acting career did not take a stop. Dana had a special appearance in the TV series ‘Welcome To Paradox’ as Federal Police Marshal Stu Clemes. In the same year, he played Seth in the film “Interstate 5.”

In the drama Crisis Center, he portrayed Off. Gary McDermott in 1997. His acting career did not take a stop. Dana appeared as Federal Police Marshal Stu Clemes in the TV series Welcome To Paradox as a guest star. In the same year, he starred in the film Interstate 5 as Seth. In 1999, Ashbrook played Mikey in the film ‘Blink Of An Eye.’

From 2001 until the present

In 2001, he was working on two films, ‘Puzzled’ and ‘Angels Don’t Sleep Here,’ as well as two television shows, ‘Jack Hill’ and ‘Charmed.’ In both shows, he appeared as a guest star. Dana played Rich Rinaldi in the recurring role of ‘Dawson’s Creek’ from 2002 to 2003. In terms of his acting career, he has been in a few short films, including ‘Inner Balance,’ ‘Darkmatter,’ and ‘Lightweight.’ In the sequel, ‘Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces,’ he reprised his role as ‘Bobby Brings.’ He previously appeared in the film ‘The Opposite Sex,’ in which he portrayed the part of ‘Gary.’

His recurrent performance on Twin Peaks, meanwhile, never failed to astonish the audience. In the television series “Twin Peaks,” he played Deputy Bobby Briggs. Dana appeared as ‘Jeff Grooves’ in ‘Rosewood’ as a guest star. In 2017, he also directed two further films, titled ‘Getting Grace’ and ‘Restraint.’ In the first, Ashbrook portrayed the character of ‘Ron Christopher,’ while in the second, he portrayed the character of ‘Jeff Burroughs.’

In the documentary ‘Framing John DeLorean,’ Dana Ashbrook played Ben Pisa. In 2019, he appeared in the films ‘Insatiable’ and ‘Ice Cream in the Cupboard.’ Dana’s film, “Minor Premise,” was just released on August 26th in the midst of a lockdown in Canada.

Dana’s acting career has taken precedence over his literary profession. However, one of the episodes of the TV series “Head Case,” “Ralph Macchi and Liz Phair,” helped him establish himself as a writer. Unfortunately, despite David Lynch’s commitment to executive produce (in name only) his road movie screenplay “Driven To It” with buddy Robert Bauer, Ashbrook and Bauer were unable to get funding for it. Dana Ashbrook’s writing is likely to continue in the following days.

Net worth

Dana has amassed a sizable fortune as a writer and actress. According to some web sources, he makes $100,000 each year and has a net worth of $2 million. He is, without a doubt, enjoying his best life.

Relationship Status

Ashbrook’s sexual orientation is heterosexual, and he is a married man. On August 15, 2015, he married Kate Rogal in a private ceremony in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dana also had a love relationship with Marisa Tomei. Marisa Tomei is an actress who has starred in films such as My Cousin Vinny (1992), Untamed Heart (1993), Only You (1994), and The Wrestler (1995). (2008). Unfortunately, the pair split up in 1999 after just a year together. Dana is now enjoying a wonderful marriage with Kate Rogal.

Social Media and Body Measurements

Dashing Ashbrook measures 6 feet tall and weighs 93 kg. His additional bodily dimensions are unknown, though he seems to be of ordinary build. Similarly, his eyes are blue, and his hair is a dark brown tone.

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Dana has a sizable fan base on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram, he has a verified account with the handle @danaashbrook. His Instagram account has 29.2K followers, while his Twitter handle, @DanaAshbrook, has 14.8K. Dana Ashbrook’s Facebook account has barely 6K followers in compared to his other social media sites.

Quick  Facts

Full Name:Dana Vernon Ashbrook
Born Date:24 May, 1967
Age:53 years
Lucky Number:7
Lucky Stone:Agate
Lucky Color:Yellow
Best Match for Marriage:Leo, Aquarius, Libra
Profession:Actor, Writer
Country:The United States of America
Height:6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Marital Status:married
Married Date:August 15, 2015
WifeKate Rogal
Break UpMarisa Tomei
Net Worth$2M
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorDark Brown
Body SizeN/A
Birth PlaceSan Diego
EthnicityWhite Causacian
EducationMonte Vista High School
FatherVernon L.
MotherD’Ann Paton
SiblingsTwo(Taylor Ashbrook, and Daphne Ashbrook)
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